Bern Town life
It is a charming and peaceful city with most of the interesting sites within a short walk from each other
Bern is a large modern city and for those who visit it, it is recommended to explore the city's old quarter. Here you can see the prison tower, the clock tower and the cathedral and more. In the center of the old town you will find yourself on a boulevard of shops, with a number of fountains in the center.
It is also recommended to visit the Parliament Square and the Parliament Building. Of course it is important not to miss the Bear Park, the animal that has become a symbol of the city
The city of Bern is the capital of Switzerland and the seat of the Swiss government. The name Bern means a bear, and it is named after the first animal that was founded by the city's founder. The Hara River, formerly used as a defense of the city, crosses the city and surrounds the old city in the center of the city.
In the heart of the old city are charming monuments such as the clock tower of 1218 with the mechanical apparatus, one of the famous symbols of the city; The impressive Swiss Parliament building and Europe's longest indoor shopping mall (6 km) is full of museums, theaters, cafés, restaurants, shops and recommended markets - from its weekly market to vibrant seasonal markets such as the "onion fair" and the Christmas market. An excellent starting point for day trips in the near and far areas.